Nanaimo Flying Club News
The Nanaimo Flying Club’s kitchen is open and volunteer chef’s will be hard at work ensuring that all visitors are well fed. $5 won’t buy you a better meal anywhere else in the country! Y’all come down now…
NFC Fly-In Brunch
April 5, 2014
10:30 – 13:00
We get all sorts of visitors at our montly fly-ins! Don’t miss our next one, April 5th. Hopefully we’ll have some real SPRING weather for this one!?
Brent Sylvester, who usually flies a Genesis advanced ultralight aircraft out of Duncan, moved a new project into CYCD this weekend. Brent picked up a forlorn-looking 150 that sat at the Somenos airstrip for 13 years, and is now bringing it back to life. The Genesis will soon be on its way to southern Alberta:
Ever thought about ditching? Living on an island as we do, we never have to fly far in any direction before we’re faced with “trans oceanic” operations. This article discusses ditching and presents some facts about what we might expect – should the need arise:
(it’s a pdf document from the web)
This looks so cool. The original canopy has been swapped out for an open cockpit with windscreen, then the aircraft is mounted on floats. This is the first time I’ve seen an Aircoupe decked out this way. Looks like a lot of fun on a hot summer’s day –
Last Saturday’s lousy weather grounded our fam flights. But our visitors did get a close up look at an aircraft, and plans are in the works to get them airborne in the near future.